Medical Assistant Course Details
Curriculum and Student Resources
At Gonzales Medical Assistant School, we use the NHA Medical Assistant CCMA study guide as our textbook resource and provide this required reading at no additional cost to our students! We prepare our students to be ready for their externship at week 14 and Gonzales Medical Assistant School students must complete their 80-hour externship at a local medical practice to receive their certificate of completion. Students will have the option of selecting an office to extern at or being placed at a local medical practice to complete the externship.
What Do I Get After Graduation?
You will be a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) upon completion of the course and passing the national exam, which is through National Healthcareer Association (NHA). You will be able to practice as a CCMA anywhere in the United States with this certification!
Ready to get started? We’re here to ensure you have all the proper resources and requirements prior to enrollment, so you feel prepared to jump into your new career with confidence! Here’s what you’ll need:
Proof of high school completion.
We can accept a U.S. high school diploma or GED, or U.S. college transcript with your high school graduation date.
U.S. government-issued photo ID.
You must be at least 17 years old. If you’re under 18, we will require written permission from a parent or legal guardian in order to enroll.
Proof of U.S. citizenship.
This can be your Social Security Number, or a TIN with a valid work permit.
Questions about any of these? Call our Admissions team and see if there is another option for you!
Monday: 8:00am – 8:00pm CST
Tuesday: 8:00am – 8:00pm CST
Wednesday: 8:00am – 8:00pm CST
Thursday: 8:00am – 8:00pm CST
Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm CST
Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
Sunday: 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
The Denver Dental Assistant School is located in Lakewood off of Huron St
and W 124th Ave, near I-25 where it meets Highway 128. You can find the
Denver Dental Assistant School just minutes from Northglenn, Broomfield,
Thornton, and Federal Heights, and just 20 minutes from Downtown Denver near
where I-25 intersects with I-70 and I-76.
The Tacoma Dental Assistant School is located in Central Tacoma, in a
neighborhood surrounded by North End, Hilltop and Fircrest, near S. Union in
between 16th and 17th Streets. The Tacoma Dental Assistant School can also
be found off Highway 16 at S. Union Ave, just passed 19th St, and is only 20
minutes away from I-5 where it crosses Highway 16.
The Tacoma Dental Assistant School – Puyallup campus is located near Highway
167 where it crosses Highway 410 off of E. Main Ave. The school is located
at the corner of Shaw Rd E and E Main Ave. The school can also be found from
the South down Shaw Rd E off of 23rd Ave SE.
The Phoenix Dental Assistant Schools, Mesa Campus is located off of Highway
101 past Highway 60 from the South, on the corner of Main St and 63rd St,
one block north of Broadway Rd. The school is also located just above the
neighborhoods of Superstition Springs Center and Leisure World.
The Phoenix Dental Assistant Schools, Litchfield Park Campus is located off
Dysart Rd near Camelback Rd. The school is 20 minutes away from Northern
Pkwy from the north, Highway 303 from the west and I-10 from the south. The
school is also south of the Luke Air Force Base and across the water from
Camelback Ranch in Glendale.
The Ohio Dental Assistant School is located in Avon, off of Highway 83,
Center Rd. The school is just south of where the I-90 and Highway 2 crosses
over Center Rd. The school is also east of the intersection of Stoney Ridge
Rd and Detroit Rd with the closest intersection to the Ohio Dental Assistant
School at Detroit Rd and Center Rd. The school can also be accessed from
I-80 and Highway 20 where they both cross Center Rd in North Ridgeville.